Riad Ocean Medina
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... explanations for the country's huge diabetes epidemic, we explored the labyrinthine streets of the medina and the souks, a blend of Moroccan and French styles that are saturated with stunting achitedtural features. The paint peeling from the walls and the bright window frames splintering and bowing only add to its rustic charm. Here, in the food market, olives, fruit and vegetables were piled high, while spices were laid out in bulging sacks, locals bartering for measurements ...
... from a repeat visiting French kite surfing fanatic, that the wind rages more often than not and a strong wind is good. Gusty wind, like today, is bad. We see many wanna-be kite surfers out with instructors. Quad bike and camel rides are also available on the beach.
The rest of the town, which I may add, is not very attractive, is north of the medina. We ventured out several times and had some new ...
... to staff this home and the other two she now manages. There were lots and they all seemed very happy with their lot, living in the Riad, always on call, appearing whenever we arrive to chat, make coffees or meals, sit and have a wine with us, show us a few Berber dances, anything our hearts desire!
Young Moroccans have big dreams. Our guide, Hamid, also has big plans. He first went to Uni and studied Geography with great difficulty it seems. He had very ...
... sick for a few days afterwards. Illness, especially sickness always makes you feel grumpy and so my tolerance is somewhat lower than normal.
We both do like this place, and would come back for maybe a week if we wanted a cheap holiday, but only so that we could stock up on cheap clothing and funky wooden ornaments.
Anyway, our next step is to the desert, which we are looking forward to. Firstly however is the 15 hour coach ride to get there!
Will update you when we can. :)
... before we eventually got her free. Hooray. What to do except build a big fire and have a couple of drinks...that always helps.
We got into Essaouira well before lunch and scared the bejeezus out of all the campers in the very small campground about 2km out of town. It was fairly obvious from their horrified faces as the truck rolled in that the reputation of Overland trucks had them expecting us to completely disrupt any peace and serenity they all ...